The Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

Health Law Offices of Anthony C. Vitale

Consequences of Illegal Behavior in Pharma

When it comes to reputation Big Pharma has some serious problems, at least according to the 2015 Harris corporate reputation ...
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Now is the time to protect against cyberthieves

For the second time in as many months, a major healthcare insurer has become the target of cyberthieves. This week, ...
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CMS announces next generation of ACO model

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid this week launched a new Accountable Care Organization model that the agency says will ...
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GAO: Government misspent billions on Medicare/Medicaid

Last year, Medicare financed health services for approximately 54 million elderly and disabled beneficiaries at a total cost of $603 ...
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CMS says ICD-10 testing successful: Are you prepared?

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is reporting that it successfully completed the first week of end-to-end testing of ...
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GAO: CMS ready for ICD-10, but are you?

There is good news for healthcare providers coming out of the Government Accountability Office: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ...
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Florida lawmakers introduce telemedicine legislation

Florida could see legislation later this year that would create statewide guidelines on the use of telemedicine. A bipartisan bill ...
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CMS extends moratoria for home health agencies, ambulance suppliers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is continuing its crackdown on fraud and abuse and South Florida providers ...
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CMS to modify requirements for Meaningful Use

Bowing to pressure from physician groups, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), announced on Jan. 29 that it ...
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HHS: Medicare payments to be tied to quality, not quantity

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced this week that future Medicare payments will be linked to quality ...
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